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An assortment of Mwah Lip Balms.

Mass Retailers Look to Lip Balm for Growth

Mass retailers stock up on lip balms to drive growth.

Kate Somerville

Unilever Trends Up Market

Insiders say Unilever has a “major initiative to develop a luxury portfolio of brands,” in the words of one plugged-in source.


Softlips Partners with Hello Kitty

Softlips has partnered with Hello Kitty on a limited collection of lip balms.

Colossal Kajal Blister Pack Aw [Converted]

India: L’Oréal’s New Inspiration

The world’s biggest beauty company is outpacing market growth in India, where consumers are showing widespread acceptance and a willingness to trade up for products tailored to local needs.

Hollywood Fashion Secrets, Stacy London

Duane Reade Sets Up Mini Boutiques

Duane Reade is helping shoppers avoid beauty blunders and fashion faux pas.


Dollar Shave Club to Launch Hair Care

The company is making its entry into hair care with five styling products, which are live on

The Hain Celestial brands that will team up with Care.

Hain Celestial Teams Up with Care

Hain Celestial Personal Group is looking to make a bigger impact on consumers.

L’Oréal Promotes Sumita Banerjee

Banerjee was formerly vice president of talent acquisition for L’Oréal USA.

Fragrance sales dropped 4.8 percent.

Mass-Market Fragrance in Downward Spiral

The mass-market fragrance business is in a downward spiral, leaving retail executives exasperated about what to do next.